Captain Marjorie Simpson served Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps (Q.A.R.A.N.C.) at the end of World War II and during the Malayan Campaign. She is entitled to the Defence Medal, War Medal and the General Service Medal 1918-62 with clasp Malaya.
She was born in Newcastle-on-Tyne on June 1st, 1912.
She was appointed Nursing Sister (Lieutenant) in the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Services on November 27th, 1945.
She transferred to the Q.A.R.A.N.C. on its formation on February 1st, 1949
She was promoted Captain on November 27th
She resigned her commission October 7th, 1954.
She was appointed Flight Officer in Princess Mary’s Royal Air Forces Nursing Service on April 1st, 1955.
She relinquished her commission on April 1st 1959.
She died in Bath in the third quarter of 1972 at the age of 60.
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Captain Marjorie Simpson medals with a QARANC shoulder badge